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tear·drop

 (tîr′drŏp′)
n.
1. A single tear.
2. A tear-shaped object.

teardrop

(ˈtɪədrɒp)
n
a large tear that comes from the eye when crying

tear•drop

(ˈtɪərˌdrɒp)

n.
1. a tear.
2. something shaped like a falling drop of a thin liquid, having a globular form at the bottom tapering to a point at the top.
[1790–1800]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.teardrop - anything shaped like a falling drop (as a pendant gem on an earring)teardrop - anything shaped like a falling drop (as a pendant gem on an earring)
drop, bead, pearl - a shape that is spherical and small; "he studied the shapes of low-viscosity drops"; "beads of sweat on his forehead"
2.teardrop - a drop of the clear salty saline solution secreted by the lacrimal glandsteardrop - a drop of the clear salty saline solution secreted by the lacrimal glands; "his story brought tears to her eyes"
lachrymal secretion, lacrimal secretion - saline fluid secreted by lacrimal glands; lubricates the surface of the eyeball
drib, driblet, drop - a small indefinite quantity (especially of a liquid); "he had a drop too much to drink"; "a drop of each sample was analyzed"; "there is not a drop of pity in that man"; "years afterward, they would pay the blood-money, driblet by driblet"--Kipling
H2O, water - binary compound that occurs at room temperature as a clear colorless odorless tasteless liquid; freezes into ice below 0 degrees centigrade and boils above 100 degrees centigrade; widely used as a solvent

teardrop

noun
A drop of the clear liquid secreted by the glands of the eyes:
Translations

teardrop

[ˈtɪədrɒp] Nlágrima f

teardrop

[ˈtɪərdrɒp] nlarme ftear duct [ˈtɪərdʌkt] ncanal m lacrymal

teardrop

[ˈtɪəˌdrɒp] nlacrima
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